Monthly Archives: November 2018

Defend the Flock – a new outreach campaign for chicken owners

From the California Department of Food and Agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry.  Considering the devastating impact of … Continue reading

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A second Transbay Tube and a quieter ride

  The idea of a second Transbay Tube has fascinated people in the Bay Area for years. Now BART is teaming up with Capitol Corridor to take some of the initial steps needed to turn the megaproject into a reality. … Continue reading

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DWR breaks ground on Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project

  The Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with State and local partners, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Delta’s largest tidal wetlands restoration project. The Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project will re-establish a rich ecological network that will boost … Continue reading

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City Demos New Advance Traffic Management System

        On Tuesday, November 14, Associate Civil Engineer Billiee Saengchalern provided Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Officials and City Officials a tour of upgraded signal improvements in Downtown Oakley. The tour was followed by a live demonstration … Continue reading

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California Wildfires – Be Prepared

From – CONCERN:EAP Wildfires and high winds in Ventura and Butte Counties are putting homes and businesses at risk, causing residents to evacuate and seek safety far from the blazes. In times of disaster, a plan of action can save … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

2018 marks the Centennial Commemoration of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which … Continue reading

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Let’s Tell Gov-Elect Newsom exactly what we want for CA Water!

We Need Your Signature! Sign On to Restore the Delta’s New Petition, “Steps for Governor-Elect Newsom to Modernize CA Water” We have survived the election and have selected a new Governor! To usher in this new era for California, we … Continue reading

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BART to Antioch reaches one-millionth rider milestone

The BART to Antioch extension carried its one-millionth rider this week, just five months after the debut of the new service in East Contra Costa County. The milestone was reached on Halloween. By the end of service on Wednesday, October … Continue reading

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November 3,1998 – The Oakley Vote

Twenty years ago today the residents of the unincorporated town of Oakley went to the polls on the first Tuesday of November in 1998 to vote for a measure that would radically change the governance of this growing community. For … Continue reading

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